Chloe Walker

Chloe Walker


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The End

Posted on 28 July 2017 by Chloe Walker

Sitting here surrounded by my suitcases is a surreal feeling. After about ten months of living and studying abroad, the time has come to go home and to get back to reality. I have been very slack with writing posts during my time in Germany. However, this is indicative of the amazing time I have
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LingoMap: What is German University like?

Posted on 11 May 2017 by Chloe Walker

Attending university in your home country is scary enough at times, but going to university in another country, where the language is different, is a whole new ball game. I would like to begin by saying, however, that the language isn’t usually the biggest difference that you may find while attending university in Germany. I would
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House Hunting, Holidays and Heidelberg

Posted on 22 April 2017 by Chloe Walker

It has now been around 7 weeks since I arrived in Heidelberg and this is my first post. A lot has happened. This could be a long one. March was spent in a daze of househunting alleviated by a month-long German course. The course was fabulous. It was a great way to refresh my German knowledge
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LingoMap: Is Germany environmentally friendly?

Posted on 3 April 2017 by Chloe Walker

I have been in Germany for just over a month now, specifically in the city of Heidelberg. Heidelberg is in the South West of Germany in the state called Baden-Württemburg. It is close to Frankfurt and Stuttgart, which are two major cities in Germany. I have been here to complete a pre-semester language course in
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LingoMap: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Posted on 13 February 2017 by Chloe Walker

On first thought, the idea of flying alone in a plane to a foreign land is intimidating and scary. However, in reality, it can be incredibly exciting and liberating. Luckily, before my journey to Valencia to begin my year abroad, I had already flown solo. Although I’m not the best flyer, I do find that some good
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LingoMap: Health and Fitness in Valencia

Posted on 17 January 2017 by Chloe Walker

The topic of health and fitness is not something I can say plays a major role in my life. However whilst studying abroad you begin to notice lots of differences between your new country and your home country. Of course, I have an interest in leading a healthy lifestyle. This is also the case for
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My First Visitors

Posted on 9 November 2016 by Chloe Walker

It has been quite a few weeks since my last blog post, however, I have enjoyed some great times with loved ones who have visited.  First to visit me was my Auntie Shelley and Nicola. I loved showing them around the city that I have come to know so well. We did the typical tourist
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Andalusian Adventures

Posted on 17 October 2016 by Chloe Walker

    So this week began with a Monday spent perusing the shops with Helena and then meeting Maria for a tandem in the most beautiful park just behind our uni. Forever grateful for my Spanish gals. Tuesday was then spent in preparation for departing at midnight for a 5 day trip around Andalusia. The
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Dinner Parties, Eyebrows and Sagunto

Posted on 10 October 2016 by Chloe Walker

This week has been quite a busy one, involving various excursions and other lovely days with friends. So on Tuesday, we held our first dinner party at the flat. I use the term ‘we’ very loosely, considering it was really Orla and Sarah who did the cooking. Sarah is staying with us for a while
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Taking it easy

Posted on 3 October 2016 by Chloe Walker

This week has been quite different to the last. Having acquired a nice little cough and cold I have taken it easy this week. I really feel like I am here for the long haul now rather than for a short holiday and I must admit that it is quite a nice feeling. I am enjoying
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Sun, Sea and Schedules

Posted on 19 September 2016 by Chloe Walker

Today marks two weeks since my arrival in Valencia and I am only just getting around to writing this blog post. Valencia is a beautiful city of glorious sunshine, which has led to many days spent lounging on the beach and not a lot of productivity. The experience of arriving in Spain with nowhere to
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